What makes you rise?

What makes you rise?

  Kidblog Podcast: Creating focus and depth with reflection: Piece of Cake. Our Kidblog Podcast series features real opinions and experiences of some of our most successful Kidblog users, and in this podcast, Ms. Cynthia Cox and a few of her former students share their authentic experiences of teaching and learning through blogs with education professionals

  Kidblog Podcast: Creating focus and depth with reflection: Piece of Cake. Our Kidblog Podcast series features real opinions and experiences of some of our most successful Kidblog users, and in this podcast, Ms. Cynthia Cox and a few of her former students share their authentic experiences of teaching and learning through blogs with education professionals... read more

A celebration of student voice

A celebration of student voice

  We admire our teachers who celebrate and share their students’ voices every day. Over the past month, we invited Kidblog teachers to take it one step further by promoting their students’ work as an entry to our student blog post contest. With the closing of the contest, it’s now clearer than ever that our

  We admire our teachers who celebrate and share their students’ voices every day. Over the past month, we invited Kidblog teachers to take it one step further by promoting their students’ work as an entry to our student blog post contest. With the closing of the contest, it’s now clearer than ever that our... read more

DCPS Study Abroad Experience

DCPS Study Abroad Experience

  Blogging While Abroad In 2016, the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) launched the nation’s first fully-funded global travel program for students, sending approximately 400 students and educator chaperones on short-term trips abroad during the summer. The goal of DCPS Study Abroad is to make travel more equitably accessible to students in middle and

  Blogging While Abroad In 2016, the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) launched the nation’s first fully-funded global travel program for students, sending approximately 400 students and educator chaperones on short-term trips abroad during the summer. The goal of DCPS Study Abroad is to make travel more equitably accessible to students in middle and... read more

Admins know what works:

Admins know what works:

Setting the stage “Students here is your digital device, and here are your logins and passwords. Be careful.” “Teachers, you may choose from hundreds of online tools to incorporate in the classroom. Choose wisely.” With more agency for teachers and students than ever before, how are administrators guiding their schools through the technology revolution? It starts with

Setting the stage “Students here is your digital device, and here are your logins and passwords. Be careful.” “Teachers, you may choose from hundreds of online tools to incorporate in the classroom. Choose wisely.” With more agency for teachers and students than ever before, how are administrators guiding their schools through the technology revolution? It starts with... read more

Kidblog in the Clever Library

Kidblog in the Clever Library

Many teachers use Clever for a single login for all of their web-based services, including Kidblog. When teachers use Clever, their students can access all of their technology tools from a central dashboard. Clever delivers clean data, simple logins, and a connection to any student information system (SIS). Clever has recently launched the “Library” where teachers can

Many teachers use Clever for a single login for all of their web-based services, including Kidblog. When teachers use Clever, their students can access all of their technology tools from a central dashboard. Clever delivers clean data, simple logins, and a connection to any student information system (SIS). Clever has recently launched the “Library” where teachers can... read more

Kidblog Podcast: Students have a voice, who’s listening?

Kidblog Podcast: Students have a voice, who’s listening?

We teamed up with 5th-grade teacher Melissa Ramlow to create this podcast to bring you some best practices for promoting student voices. Melissa will first give you a little intro about her teaching experience, then she’ll go through some scenarios about how she promotes student voice through blogging and other methods, and conclude on why

We teamed up with 5th-grade teacher Melissa Ramlow to create this podcast to bring you some best practices for promoting student voices. Melissa will first give you a little intro about her teaching experience, then she’ll go through some scenarios about how she promotes student voice through blogging and other methods, and conclude on why... read more

Teaching Digital Literacy Through Blogs

Teaching Digital Literacy Through Blogs

  As the director of a university summer reading program which attends to the needs of striving learners, it is my goal to provide our teachers and students with opportunities to explore the world of digital literacy. Although many of our students are experts in 21st-century social media skills, this doesn’t necessarily translate to effective

  As the director of a university summer reading program which attends to the needs of striving learners, it is my goal to provide our teachers and students with opportunities to explore the world of digital literacy. Although many of our students are experts in 21st-century social media skills, this doesn’t necessarily translate to effective... read more